Staff Bios

Our Staff at Audiology and Speech/Language Pathology

Diagnostic Audiology

Kathleen R. Corbin, M.A., CCC-A, is a clinical audiologist who joined the diagnostic audiology team at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in 2005. She is an ASHA certified audiologist and a member of the American Speech, Hearing and Language Association. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree followed by a Master of Arts degree in audiology, both from Ball State University. In her free time she enjoys vocal and piano performance.

Katie Jones, AuD, CCC-A, is a graduate of Purdue University's Bachelor of Science degree program and Doctor of Audiology program. She joined the diagnostic audiology team in the Spring of 2013. She is an ASHA certified audiologist and a member of ASHA and Indiana Speech/Language-Hearing Association. She greatly enjoys working with children of all ages in addition to educating patients and parents about ears and hearing. In her spare time, Katie enjoys her time with her family and her dogs.

Rebecca Trepcos-Klingler, M.A., CCC-A, is a clinical audiologist who joined the diagnostic audiology team in February of 2010. She is the Lions Club Loaner Hearing Aid Bank Coordinator for Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, followed by her Master of Arts degree in Audiology in May 1996. Rebecca holds Indiana licensure and is a certified audiologist from the American Speech/Language-Hearing Association. Rebecca keeps busy outside of work with her husband and children.

Mandy Weinzierl, AuD, CCC-A, is a clinical audiologist and the diagnostic audiology team leader since 2007. She joined Riley at IU Health in 2005. Mandy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Science from Purdue University and her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Ball State University. Mandy is certified audiologist from ASHA and a member of the American Speech/Language-Hearing Association and Indiana Speech/Language-Hearing Association. Married and a mother of three, Mandy spends her free time with her family.

Speech/Language Pathology

Laura Bobinsky, MS, CCC-SLP, received her master’s degree in speech, language, and hearing sciences from Purdue University. She joined the Riley at IU Health team as a pediatric speech/language pathologist in 2010. Laura has a specialized interest in feeding and swallowing disorders in medically complex children and those with autism spectrum disorders. She also provides outpatient feeding therapy for children from toddlers through teenagers. Laura loves helping children develop the skills and desire to eat a wide variety of foods. Outside of work, she enjoys all outdoor activities and can be found hiking, biking and walking her dog around Indianapolis.

Jenny Cardinal, MS, CCC-SLP, joined the team at Riley at IU Health in 2010. Jenny leads the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) program. She specializes in working with children who benefit from the use of technology to communicate. Outside of work, Jenny enjoys cheering for her alma mater, Louisiana State University, teaching Pilates, reading, cooking and enjoying life!

Angela Dixon, MA, CCC-SLP, began working at Riley IU Health in 2003 and became the manager of Speech Pathology Services in early 2013. Angela’s specific clinical expertise lies in the areas of cleft palate/craniofacial disorders and pediatric swallowing disorders. She’s an active member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and the ASHA Special Interest Group 5: Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders. Additionally, she collaborates on a multi-site research study examining speech outcomes in children with cleft palate. Though originally (and always) an Iowa Hawkeye, Angela has come to love calling Indianapolis home. She enjoys exploring the city with friends, playing tennis, running/biking the Monon trail and spending time with family.

Abby Hoover, MS, CCC-SLP, attended Purdue University for both her Undergraduate and Graduate Studies of Speech/Language Pathology. She joined the team at Riley at IU Health in the summer of 2013. Her professional interests include providing outpatient speech and language therapy in both individual and group settings, and participating in videofluoroscopic swallow studies to evaluate swallow function. Outside of work, Abby enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and cheering for her favorite sports teams: Purdue, the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints.

Amy Gunn, MS, CCC-SLP, is an Indianapolis native and proud graduate of Purdue University. She has been with IU Health since 2001, joining the team at Riley at IU Health in 2005. Her professional experiences have included clinical work with adults and children in a variety of settings as well as administrative responsibilities within the department. Amy’s primary areas of interest are in clinical education and pediatric dysphagia. When she is not working with the wonderful children and families at Riley at IU Health, Amy loves going on adventures with her husband, Rob, and their two daughters.

Cara Drake-Luecking, MA, CCC-SLP, joined the team at Riley Hospital for Children in 2006. Cara specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with cleft lip and palate, feeding and swallowing difficulties and autism spectrum disorders. Outside of work, Cara enjoys watching Indiana University basketball, traveling, dabbling in photography and spending time with her husband and two adorable children.

Anne Droese, MA, CCC-SLP, is a graduate of Purdue University (BS) and Ohio University (MA). She started her career at Riley at IU Health in 2006 and is the primary speech pathologist treating infants and children admitted to Riley Hospital. Anne specializes in the evaluation and treatment of infants and children with feeding and swallowing disorders due to a variety of medical causes including prematurity, congenital heart disease, respiratory issues and gastrointestinal conditions. She resides in Indianapolis and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Danika Hineman, MA, CCC-SLP, graduated from Indiana University with a master’s degree in speech and hearing sciences and attended IUPUI for her bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She began working at Riley at IU Health in December 2012, and she is a member of ISHA and NSSLHA. Danika currently has an interest in the following areas: receptive/expressive language disorders, stuttering, phonological/articulation disorders, childhood apraxia of speech and hearing impairment. Her interests outside of work include spending time with family and friends, biking and reading.

Lynn Marsh, MS, CCC-SLP, received her bachelor’s degree in speech/language pathology and audiology from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her master’s degree in speech/language pathology is from Purdue University. Lynn has served kids at Riley at IU Health since beginning her career in 2010. She has special interest in working with children with childhood apraxia of speech, receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, hearing impairments and vocal cord dysfunction. She has experience working with children with Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders and traumatic brain injury. Lynn is certified in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and trained in Kaufman protocol. Outside of work, Lynn enjoys competitive distance running and volunteering with Zionsville Young Life.

Kia Wroblewski, MS, CF-SLP, started working at Riley at IU Health in 2013. Her professional interests include providing speech, language and feeding therapy to children that are admitted to Riley Hospital. When she’s not working, Kia enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering at the humane society, traveling and cheering for her favorite sports teams: Purdue, the Indianapolis Colts and the Buffalo Bills. 

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